Sugar Free Pumpkin Treats
Fall is the season for pumpkin spiced latte's, pumpkin pie, pumpkin soup, pumpkin pancakes, and even pumpkin beer. Am I sounding like Forest Gump's friend rambling off shrimp stew?
Fall is also a season for allergies, colds, flu, and other virus' we shall not name; so sugar is something you might want to consider eliminating or minimizing to boost your immune system.
Below are some tasty and fun ideas to consider for your festive Fall season. You can enjoy the benefit and flavor of pumpkin without the damaging affects of sugar.
Sweet n' Spicy Pumpkin Power Balls
These are great protein snacks to carry with you when you are out and about shopping or running errands and those little cravings sneak in. This provides the perfect sweet with a little cayenne kick. This will be great to have if you need a boost of energy!
2 cups oats
1/2 cup pumpkin puree
1/4 cup sunflower butter
1/4 cup chia seeds
1/4 cup pumpkin seeds (out of the shell)
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 cup Dark Maple Syrup
Salt to taste
Dash of cayenne
100% cocao nibs (optional)
Place your oats on a baking sheet and roast at 350 for 15 mins or until brown. Add all ingredients into a food processor and mix well. Scoop mixture into balls and store in freezer or refrigerator.
Pumpkin Pie: Sugar Free, Gluten Free, and Keto Friendly
1 Almond flour pie crust